Kuru Church

Ylöjärvi, Finland

The wooden church of Kuru was completed in 1781. It is designed and built by Matti Åkerblom and has 700 seats. In 1848 a sacristy was built on the east side of the church. The altarpiece is painted by B. A. Thule in 1852.

The Kuru Church is a well-preversed and good sample of wooden church architecture in Southwest Finland.


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Founded: 1781
Category: Religious sites in Finland
Historical period: The Age of Enlightenment (Finland)

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Marja Alho (2 years ago)
A truly charming, atmospheric, well-kept 18th-century cross church built of thick logs. The high-class (Kurufest) concert held there sounds beautiful.
Terhi Marja-aho (3 years ago)
A fine church.
Marko Tapani Alanen (3 years ago)
Beautiful old wooden church ..!
Risto Arajärvi (3 years ago)
What a pretty old church. Stunning altarpiece
Martti Suurpää (5 years ago)
The cantor should get some rest with singing .....
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